BAE Systems Material Handler in Wayne, New Jersey

Job Description

Coordinates the internal flow of raw material and in process manufactured hardware to support manufacturing schedules and Operations commitments on engineering and production programs. Support the manufacturing process by performing receiving, inventory management, and shipping and the associated material support and documentation maintenance activities.

The Material Handler 2 will be proficient in two or an expert in one of responsibility areas listed below:


Inventory Management

Prepares and verifies assembly kits to meet pre-scheduled release dates using pick list. Selects stock using first in-first out system, checks and records solderability date, vendor date code (when required) and quantity issued. Interfaces with materials and production personnel to resolve materials shortages.

Responds to requests for materials needed for engineering or production programs, works from computerized reports.

Ensures that materials are properly packaged or repackaged per required special handling specifications, when necessary, in electrostatic bags or as otherwise specified. Labels and stocks in specified bins or fills back-order requirements, both for the assembly floor or kits in process.

Delivers completed assembly kits or point of use (POU) material to designated areas and if required, releases to work-in-process (WIP)

Performs cycle count audits and physical inventories. Audits inventory records for accuracy on a regular basis. Checks actual stock against amounts recorded.

Ensures that all required materials are properly identified with safety information and handling labels in conformance with Company and OSHA guidelines.

Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.


Coordinates the verification, inspection, and receipt of incoming material to ensure timely delivery to designated areas.

Visually checks all incoming material to verify quantity and for any damage to package or contents. Compares accompanying paperwork against contents and original purchasing records to confirm that the proper items have been received and inputs verification of same.

Documents missing or damaged parts and completes necessary paperwork.

Adheres to company guidelines regarding the proper handling of classified and/or hazardous materials.

Routes packages according to inspection code.

May assist in the delivery of packages throughout the facility, incorporating the use of power or manual equipment and handtools to move heavy or awkward materials or packages.

Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.


Coordinates the packaging of standard and non-standard products for shipment in accordance with government, customer and commercial standards.

Interprets packaging data sheets, contractual guidelines and verbal direction to determine packaging/packing methods. Works with packaging engineer and appropriate department personnel to develop packaging guidelines for new or unusual requirements.

Routes shipments per the corporate Freight Routing guide

Maintains compliance with export and ITAR requirements for international shipping

Conducts routine checks of materials, equipment and classified areas in use following prescribed procedures.

Generates routing requests, Government Bills of Lading, commercial bills of lading, airbills, bar coded labels and all transportation related documents as required. Ensures the timely processing of company documents and maintains accurate shipping department records, files, and courier documents as required.

Inspects packages for internal and external labeling and matches to shipping documents. Selects mode of transportation to meet required delivery dates. Loads or assists carriers with loading and securing of freight.

Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.

Required Skills and Education

Requires a High School education and a minimum of 2 years of related experience.

May be required to hold government clearance.

Ability to lift and move materials weighing up to 50 lbs.

Ability to stand for long periods of time.

Basic understanding of PC applications including Oracle and iStar.

As necessary, ability to work with small complex parts within a clean room environment and use special handling tools (vacuum release stations, vacuum pick-up tools, microscopes, etc.).

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Material Handler


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